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It all began way back when I was about 5 or 6, and my father entrusted me with the safeguarding of a Kodak Brownie on a family trip. And so it began. Click. Freeze the moment. I was hooked. When I was older, I cashed in our books full of Pinky stamps from Steinberg's grocery store, and got myself a Kodak Instamatic X-15, which I still use today. It was the first camera of my very own, and it went everywhere with me.

Things haven't changed much in that department, some 40 years later. In fact the cameras haven't changed much either. I shoot more film than digital, mostly on very old cameras, and will do so until I run out of road...or chemicals. The tactile pleasure of holding a processed strip of Provia 120 just can't be equalled in the digital world. The saturation of the colours is like candy.

We used to have to drive right past a venerable old amusement park to get home. The thundering of the towering wooden roller coaster on those hot summer nights, and screams of the riders still echo in my ears to this day. It also goes a long way towards explaining my fascination with the Kodachrome colours of carnivals.

Photography isn't just about documenting life, but is also about expressing dreams and memories.

And yet, there's still time left over for travel, biking, climbing, astronomy, woodworking, and of course, cooking.


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Unfortunately, I suffer from the inability to part with cameras. My collection includes (and this is really embarrassing):

35mm SLR
Nikon FE, Contax 159MM, Canon Elan II, Canon Elan 7, Fujica AZ-1

35mm RF
Minolta Hi-Matic 7s, Canonet QL17 GIII, GAF Memo 35EE, Voigtlander VF135, Voigtlander Vitomatic IIA, Zeiss Ikon Contaflex II, Konica C35, Olympus Trip35, Agfa Ambi Silette, Canter Beauty

Half Frame
Olympus Pen EE-2, Ricoh Auto-Half E2

Instant Film
Polaroid Sun 660, Polaroid Spectra, Polaroid SX-70, Polaroid 350, Polaroid 95, Fuji Instax 200

Teensy Weensy
Minolta 16P, Minolta Autopak 250, Agfamatic 2000

Pointy Shooty Things
Kodak Instamatic X-15, Kodak Instamatic X-30, Nikon Sureshot LAF35 (2!), Vivitar 22mm, Agfa Optima Sensor Flash

Holga 120N, Yashica 635, Flexaret, Imperial Mark X!! Flash,

Kodak Bantam Flash, Brownie Reflex, Kodak Brownie Bullet, Kodak Brownie Starmatic, Imperial Delta 127

Filmless Cameras
Canon 5D MKII, Canon G9, Canon 20Da, Canon 30D, Canon 710IS, Kodak Easyshare C743

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    Kristybee says:

    "I find myself saying WOW with every photo on Bob's stream. His use of color and texture is amazing! He has an amazing talent and he is a true inspiration to me. Plus he knows everything about old cameras so anytime I have a question I know where to turn :D Thanks for being such a good Flickr friend...and such an inspiration :) ♥"

    July 24th, 2010

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    "sexiest stream ever. pure eye candy."

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    Liz Wall says:

    "Bob's photos show off a great use of color and interesting subjects. I definitely think they have a signature look. I really look up to his abilities!"

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    Dead Betty says:

    "Bob is the bomb. Hence the name. And the cool font. Great shots, great supporter of others. All around cool guy and excellent photographer. :D"

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    The Real Devil Doll says:

    "Not only are Bob's photographs beautiful, but he's also a very nice person and self-described camera geek who will generously share his vast knowledge with those of us who don't know much about the technical aspects of cameras and photography. And he has a really cute cat."

    August 3rd, 2007

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    Shani's Stuff says:

    "Bob is a great photographer whose pictures I look forward to seeing on my contacts page. He's also one of those people who makes me feel good when he makes a comment on one of my photos. :-) He's someone that makes me glad I discovered flickr!!"

    June 25th, 2007

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